From Berlin to China, accelerated by new technology and communications, 1989 saw humans take decisive steps towards greater dignity against controlling systems and unfair distribution of opportunities
'Populism exists because institutions are elite-driven,' but democracies don’t work well without elites, says the acclaimed author of The End of History.
You know what? Sod the economy, stupid! The Brexit is all about idealism. There's more at stake here than house prices and
"We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope," said US President Obama during his address to the United Nations. Stock markets still do not feel the same urgency. There is a huge gap between geopolitical reality and the financial markets.
The BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa - have decided to set up their own development bank to rival the World Bank. This initiative is not happening in a vacuum.
"Do not be mistaken. There are many thousands of business leaders and investors at all scales who want to align their actions
Capitalism has won. Socialism is dead.
The first step in the defence of democracy must be to recognise that the desire of others to assert their power, for their reasons, is as pervasive as our own. If we use our liberties to allow our own value system to be undermined, then we shall lose them.